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The best way to track your cattle is to brand them and record the CCIA tag numbers, says Cpl. Dave Heaslip, RCMP livestock investigator for northern Alberta.

The thieves weren’t caught — but the clerical error was

RCMP Livestock Investigator Cpl. Dave Heaslip says the case still 
shows the value of branding cattle and recording tag numbers

To err is human. A Provost-area producer recently learned this the hard way, when he discovered cattle he reported stolen had actually been in the herd the whole time. “It was an honest mistake,” said Cpl. Dave Heaslip, RCMP livestock investigator for northern Alberta. “He’s a good cattleman. He’s got all his cattle branded, that’s […] Read more